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that surplus countries contribute more to demand as deficit countries undergo adjustment. europe must also press forward on measures to address high unemployment and the formation of a strong banking union. after years of economic weakness and depolice station, japan appears to be turning an economic corner. economic growth has improved and policymakers have demonstrated a commitment to economic transition. this will require a careful balancing of fiscal policy and reforms that increase domestic demand. economic growth across many emerging market economies remains positive but has slowed somewhat. the slowdown is primarily because post-crisis stimulus has waned. the demand for exports has fallen. credit conditions have tightened. while these head winds will put pressure on some emerging economies going forward, most emerging markets have strengthened their institutions and frameworks over the past decade and this will help increase their ability to adjust to the shifts in capital flows. in china, the world's second largest economy, policymakers have also made substantial commitments to ref
create jobs, reduce our bunt deficit, including -- budget deficit, including a pathway to citizenship, unite families, it would help reflect values as americans in our immigration laws, grow the economy, create jobs for americans here at home. and finally get real about enforcing our immigration laws. do you realize, mr. speaker, there are over 10 million people in this country illegally? when are we going to get serious about enforcing our laws and not making a mockery of them? this nation is a nation based on the rule of law. h.r. 15 reflects that commitment as does the senate immigration bill. it's time that we fix our broken immigration system rather than go home on a wednesday and meet for 19 days in a 63-day period. this is a bipartisan bill. h.r. 15. we have been joined by several republicans representative denham, representative ros-lehtinen. we encourage my colleagues, i certainly invite my friend and colleague from texas to join us as a co-sponsor of this bill that will allow us to create enforcement, a pathway to citizenship, grow jobs, and finally resolve our broken immigr
's "wall street journal" notes that any impetus for a bold deficit reduction deal was stifled within hours of the budget meetingors' initial yesterday when the administration announced that the paper.hat is today's we're talking with our viewers and callers about the hearings yesterday. anceleen sebelius' appear before the house energy and commerce committee, and her statement was i am responsible. she said i am responsible for the problems with the rollout of the health-care law. we will go to bob now from philadelphia, pennsylvania on our line for independents. good morning. caller: good morning. i want is a health fair and balanced you guys are. i was watching "charlie rose" on cbs, and they were talking about obamacare and sebelius being questioned. they never mentioned if she would ask if she would enroll in obamacare, but you did this morning and you mentioned that, and i just want to congratulate you for being fair. thepe the realize -- i hope viewers realize how biased they are. my policy was quincy -- was canceled. when people call in, when you asked them, if they had their policy
something about deficits, and we heard repeatedly from, you know, sen trysts and moderate republicans that the republican party's too in hoc to the antitax pledge getting in the way of maybe a grand bargain that the president would like to see with entitlements, tax revenues to deal with the long term debt issues, and it really has put a monkey wrench into the works here which is what groverments to do. the caller refers to this that he wants to decrease the size of government so it becomes so small you can drown it in the bathtub. i don't know if he wants to drawn people receiving student loans, who are receiving, you know, medicare or who are beneficiaries of cancer research. people are getting food stamps, kids in head start, are they all in the bathtub to be drowned too? it's a glib phrase, but as we learn recently when they shut down, and as we see repeatedly, you know, there's a lot of people in america who benefit and depends upon government services, and the idea of making it smaller for the sake of making it smaller, you know, appeals, i think, to folks who may have been in t
differences. it's not only a farm bill, it's a trade bill, it's a hunger bill, a conservation bill, deficit reduction bill, it's also a job creation bill. we passed a bipartisan bill twice in the senate. we had the republicans and democrats. we each had to give some but we did it. we assured a farm bill that supports nation farmers, rural communities, alleviates hunger, reforms commodity programs, ends trade destroying policy, creates jobs and saves taxpayers $24 billion. not bad. on dairy, farmers across the country support a margin insurance program. one that has to work in tandem with the market stabilization program. i hear this from the kitchen tables to the high school gymnasiums in the farm areas, agriculture areas in my state. we've done that in the senate bill. farmers remember the dairy crisis of 2009. they know the insurance program alone is not enough. if we don't have stabilization, we're going to cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of additional dollars, virtually guarantee another dairy crisis, will put people out of business. so there's a number of other things, which i'll p
of women, it is projected that comprehensive immigration reform will reduce the deficit by $1 trillion over 10 years. i know that my neighbors care about women's rights and care about keeping families together. that's why we need to pass comprehensive immigration reform now. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady yields back the balance of her time. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? ms. ros-lehtinen: i ask unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentlewoman is recognized for one minute. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, madam speaker. i'm pleased to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the congressional hispanic leadership institute known as chili. through his vision and leadership, former congressman lincoln diaz-balart, has guided chli while preparing young hispanics to become the leaders of tomorrow. chli's programs and initiatives focus on a wide variety of issues, from public service to commerce and technology. this month i spoke at chli's trade, an interna
gas. government promised tax increases of $4 billion to reduce the deficit. >> several thousands here in brittany in north-west france are furious about the ecotax that the president, francis hollande, wants to introduce. he's already backtracked slightly. he says he'll suspend it for more talks. the people here want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures, mainly in the food processing business. they say they are buying undercut by cheap labour elsewhere in the european union and are particularly angry about germany who is undercutting then. the economy generally has taken a knock. the focus of the protest has been on the ecotax. a week ago there were violent clashes with the police, rubber bullets were fired, tear gas was fired, protesters hurled missiles at the police, there were several injuries, a couple of days later, francis hollande, the president backtracked and suspended. the protesters feel they have the initiative, they want him to go further and want the tax scrapped. they have been promised sta
to reduce the national deficit. >> tim friend is at the protest. >> there are several thousand here, furious at an ecotax that president francis hollande wants to introduce. he's backtracked slightly, saying he'll suspend it for more talks, but the people want it scrapped altogether. they say it will jeopardise their livelihoods. brittany has been hit hard by factory closures mainly in the food processing business. they say they are being undercut by cheap labour elsewhere in the european union, and are angry about germany who is undercut them, but the economy generally has taken a knock. the focus of the protest is on the ecotax. a week ago there were violent clashes with the police, rubber bullets were fired, tear gas fired. the protesters hurled missiles at the police. that were several injuries. a couple of days later the president francis hollande backtracked and suspended for further talks. protesters feel they have the initiative, they want to go further and want it trapped. they have been promised more state aid, but they are not happy, and speeches are made here before a big march a
's going and he can talk about unemployment because of the following. and he can't talk about the deficit because he has nothing else to say and he's a weak leader with no ideas. [cheers] >> this prime minister has two weeks to stand up for the energy policy. nothing less than a price freeze will do. because this is the only way that we can deal with the energy company and its the time that he started acting like a prime minister, standing up for consumers and stop acting like a pr man. >> he is too weak to stand up and admit his economic failures and trying to direct this agency and too weak to stand up on this. >> order. recover your composure, man. >> lettuce just examine what has happened this week. it is part of this, telling everyone to go ahead. and what have they done? to put it another way, britain deserves better than that lotte. [cheers] [applause] [cheers] [applause] >> there are three kinds in the public sector. that those who made this kind of prediction would not be able to create as many private jobs to go on to admit that they've got it wrong. >> they should admit that th
the economy, creating between half a million and a million jobs, reduces the deficit by over $00 billion, bolsters job creation an strengthens the viability of social security and medicare. what's not to like? let's restore the rule of law to our country. let's improve our security. and let's unite families in human terms to -- yibet families. in human terms the cost of inaction is having a heavy toll. over 100,000 deportations have taken place since the senate passed imfration last june, including thousands who are noncriminals who would have benefited from immigration reform but instead became a cost to the taxpayers to the tune of more than $200,000 each to deport. take a few examples of my district -- from my district of people that immigration reform will help today. diana and cathia are two young women who are high school students brought here from mexico as young children by their parents. they're excellent students, both straight a students, want to go to college. kcathia wans to go toed me cool school, diana wants to study cinematography. both are applicants to the doca program.
. as they go up, subsidies go up. the burden on the taxpayer go up. deficits go up. >> premiums are going up at double-digit increases prior to the affordable care act. we are seeing a moderation of premium increases. >> that is a false dichotomy. i do not accept that as a complete answer on the premiums. transparency is clearly important. you or hhs or cms, somebody ordered -- in the ministration, provide information on the test pairs cost with regard to the subsidies for 2015 and beyond? part of our information and reports we produce will include the information to you, yes. >> thank you. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. to associate myself with the remarks of mr. thompson. and mr. neale. a focus on an area i think this committee could become imminently involved in. i would like to went out what a success connecticut has been. i would like to commend the governor and lieutenant governor who have headed that up. tremendous success, including more than one third of the people who have signed up for the program, under age 35. it demonstrates when you are working together and cooperating,
're facing driving these budget deficits, rising het care costs. there's a lot that is going. mr. chairman, i would respectfully recommend that some futd you're hearing we call her back, mainly focused on cost containment within the health care system so we can delve into it in greater detail. >> i'm sure she'll be anxious to come back. >> we have two more. mr. reed and then mr. kelly, mr. reed. >> thank you, mr. chairman. thank you, miss tavenner, we worked together before and i appreciate that relationship. you've demonstrated to me in that relationship and those prior dealings a very high level of competence. i've been listening to your testimony today. and i really want to focus on my oversight responsibilities on this committee. you had indicated to mr. buchanan, that you were not aware prior to october 1st, any problems with the website. did i misinterpret your response to mr. buchanan's question? >> no, we had tested the website and we were comfortable with its performance. now, like i said, we knew all along there would be as with any new website, some individual glitches we would hav
. that means deficits go up. >> i will remind you that premiums were going up at double digit increases prior to the affordable care act what we are seeing is a moderation in increases in the last three years. >> that is a false dichotomy. there are other solutions getting premiums down and lowering costs. i don't accept that as a complete answer on the cost of these pleem yums. transparency is clearly very important. will you or hhs or cms, somebody in the administration provide information on the taxpayers' cost with regard to these subsidies for 2015 and beyond? >> i am sure part of our information and reports we produce will include that information to you, yes. >> thank you. >> thank you very much, mr. chairman. i would like to associate myself with the remarks of mr. thompson and mr. neal. i'll focus on an area i think this committee could become imminently involved in. i would like to point out what a success connecticut has been. i want to commend governor malloy and lieutenant governor wyman who headed that up. tremendous success including more than 1/3 of the people that have signed
together with a common goal: reducing the deficit, creating jobs, promoting economic growth. we're coming together to put america back on track. thank you, mr. president. i yield the floor and suggest the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call: the presiding officer: the senator from montana. mr. baucus: mr. president, i ask further proceedings under the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. baucus: mr. president, i ask that all time be yielded back. the presiding officer: without objection. the question occurs on the nomination. mr. baucus: mr. president, i ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a sufficient second? there appears to be a sufficient second. the clerk will call the roll. vote: vote: vote: the presiding officer: are there any senators wishing to vote or wishing to change their vote? if not, the vote on this matter is 62 ayes, 35 nays. the nomination is confirmed. mr. durbin: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from illinois. mr. durbin: mr. president, i as
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